Blue screen coming up when reapiring from windows xp boot cd
My windows was keep on restarting so i though to repair it using windows xp boot cd. But when when i select repair option ( or any option from the first screen of windows xp boot cd ) i am getting blue screen with some error information about ntfs.sys. i am not sure how to fix it
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Re: blue screen coming up when reapiring from windows xp...
Ur RAM is faulty kindly try this first
if u have 2 chips of RAM installed in ur system try one at a time, install in the upper most slot when inserting one RAM in this way u can trouble shoot which of ur chip is faulty may be 1 is faulty or both might be in that case if u get error on both try to get another for testing of the same specs pls
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Hi, I would suggest you first try the Start Up Repair for Windows XP. 1. Just insert the Windows XP installation CD that came with your computer then restart the computer. 2. You should get a prompt to start the computer from the CD drive, if not you need to enter BIOS settings to set the start/boot up mode so that your computer will boot up first from the CD. 3. When you see the blue screen, let the computer load everything and when it's done choose "To set up Windows XP now, press ENTER"4. Press F8 to agree to the License Agreement 5. Choose "To repair the selected Windows XP installation, press R" Windows will then start the repair process. Do not worry all your data and settings will be retained.
If above solution does not work then,Use Recovery Console. 1. Just insert the Windows XP installation CD that came with your computer then restart the computer.2. You should get a prompt to start the computer from the CD drive, if not you need to enter BIOS settings to set the start/boot up mode so that your computer will boot up first from the CD.3. When you see the blue screen, let the computer load everything and when it's done press R to repair Windows XP using Recovery Console4. On the Recovery Console, choose the installation you would like to log on to (for example c:\Windows)5. Type Chkdsk /p /r on the Recovery Console and your computer will begin to check the hard drive for error and recover data.6. Once Chkdsk is completed, type exit then press Enter. Computer should restart. No need to boot from CD at this point. You can take out the Windows installation CD.
The procedure is actually correct. but if your computer is fast you may miss it.
try this, upon turning the computer on, start pressing the CTRL+F11 immediately.
if you have reformated your HDD then most likely you've lost the recovery partition for the PC Restoration.
Good day. I suggest for you to reinstall windows and use the repair options. Usually software encounter errors or some files might get corrupted causing your computer not to boot up properly. The repair option in Windows XP will help you to fix those issue. here are the steps to follow:
1. Rule out hardware issues. Windows Repair will only fix software
problems. Hardware issues can also cause boot problems (i.e. bad hard
drive, memory, CPU, or power supply).
2. Backup. It's always a good idea to backup your important data
before making changes to Windows XP. Relax, if you follow these
instructions your data will be perfectly safe.
3. Boot from your Windows XP CD. Insert the Windows XP CD into your
computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.
When the "Press any key to boot from CD" message appears on the screen,
press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.
4. A blue screen will appear and begin loading Windows XP Setup from the CD.
5. When completed loading files, you will be presented with the following
"Windows Setup" screen, and your first option. Select "To set up Windows
XP now, press ENTER". DO NOT select Recovery Console.
6. Then press F8 to continue
7. Next, Windows Setup will find existing Windows XP installations. You
will be asked to repair an existing XP installation, or install a fresh
copy of Windows XP.
8. Then just choose repair option to repair your Windows Xp
9 Then it should work. If iin any case that will not solve the issue, you might try to install fresh copy on Windows Xp
Hope this information will help you resolve your issue. Have a great day.
Blue Screen system error. If you've been running windows Xp, please do the following:
1. Insert Windows XP CD in the Pc.
2. Restart the PC and while in Bios, go to Boot Priority and select Boot from CD as your first priority.
3. Save and exit.
4. The PC restarts and follow the instructions on the screen. (Press any key to boot from the CD).
5.After system has finished, such will happen <Enter-To Continue R-Repair ESC-Cancel>.
6. Choose R to repair.
7. A black screen pops up, just read and type 1 and wait for the next step (password).
8. Put in your Admin Password or press "Enter".
9. Then type CHKDSK and press "Enter".
10. the system will repair the errors within the HDD and windows and later restart the PC. Good luck
Place a Windows XP disk in to a drive and just after pressing power button keep pressing F10 or F12 to get to the boot menu then choose cd/dvd drive and follow procedures from the screen to repair or install system. ANother way is by pressing F1 or F2 or Del just after pressing power button to get to BIOS the go to Boot options and set firs cd/dvd drive then press F10 and enter.
If you are getting a Blue screen repeatedly and you can't start up to
windows in any custom setting ( from f8 start up menu ) one way to
solve the problem is to Use the restore disc or windows installation cd
or dvd to install
windows into the computer or perform a repair installation if a windows
already exists on the computer and the setup can find it.
how to perform a repair installation
this is for xp, but its similar on 2000 and on vista.
insert your Windows XP Setup CD, and restart your computer.
the Press any key to boot from CD message is displayed on your screen,
press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.
not then the computer is not set to start up from a cd, you can either
enter the setup / bios to change that setting OR right when you power
up the computer look at the screen it will say what button to press in
order to enter boot menu or bios, it will very likely be button F12 or similar, it should say on the screen when you power on.
if it doesn't, then you need to go into the bios and change the boot order so that the computer starts from the CD first.
after that you should be able to start from the cd and install the OS (Operating system, eg.Windows)
here's some info on how to work the bios: http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php
Repeat step 1 when you have changed the boot order.
2.Press ENTER when you see the message To setup Windows XP now, and then press ENTER displayed on the Welcome to Setup screen.
3.Do not choose the option to press R to use the Recovery Console.
4.In the Windows XP Licensing Agreement, press F8 to agree to the license agreement.
5.Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP.
6.Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.
windows is working you will need the drivers for your computer, they
are at the makers website, for hp and compaq. www.hp.com for acer
http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/downloads.html for all other
brands go to google and write Brand drivers. Should get you to the
right place. Dell is most likely www.dell.com and so on.
Can you get it to boot using any of the options it gives other than boot normally? If the blue screen is caused by hardware then installing xp will still present the problem. If the blue screen is an operating system crash then using the recovery disk or doing a repair install will solve the boot problem.
If you still rather install xp then you need to go into BIOS and set 1st boot device as CD. To go into BIOS you will need to press F10 or F2 (usually) as displayed on the splash screen when you power on